Increased the respect foreign countries had for the United States. It also allowed American naval commanders to stay in practice and to be prepared for future conflicts. This war involved sailing rights in the Mediterranean Sea.
Land that Thomas Jefferson purchased from the French for $15 million dollars.
Secretary that lead the first of two expeditions to explore the west including the Missouri River.
A good surveyor, mapmaker, and naturalist that went to explore the west for Jefferson.
A Shoshone Indian that was a guide and interpreter for Lewis and Clark.
Led the second expedition, accomplished his work in two different trips, and explored the Rockies and Rio Grande.
Orders of Council of 1807
Made it illegal for neutral nations to trade in European ports unless they first stopped at British ports for inspection. (British Act)
Berlin and Merlin Decrees
This act stated that neutral ships trading with Britain or obeying the Orders of Council could be seized. (French Act)
Crisis that involved British forcibly removing Navy deserters and almost caused a war with the U.S.
A stop on all exports from the United States and it prohibited free trade with Europe.
Defeated at Tippecanoe and was also a Shawnee chief.
William Henry Harrison
Was the hero of Tippecanoe and also failed to capture Tecumseh.
Leader of the War Hawks.
Group of western and southern representatives who denounced Britain and pushed for stronger defense.
War of 1812
Resulting war with Britain lasted two and a half years. This war in north that U.S. was trying to attack British in Canada.
Oliver Hazard Perry
A young naval officer who spent almost a year preparing to win control of Lake Erie. Also, he is the author of the most famous message "We have met the enemy and they are ours!"
Major General from Tennessee who rushed south from Baton Rouge to attempt to save the city. Also, routed the British at New Orleans.
Battle of New Orleans
Was the biggest American victory of the war. Also, battle that took place after the War of 1812 was official over.
Treaty of Ghent
An agreement that ended the War of 1812.
Refers to the pride and patriotism that Americans had in their country after the War of 1812.